Published on : Monday, June 24, 2019
Marianna Galagura, head of its international relations and charter sale department said that India being the most (fastest) developing country in the world, they are trying to open up the route with an aim of having four weekly flights between Mumbai and Moscow, (later) increasing it to daily flights. This is a long procedure to get all the permissions. It started in March last year,” she said when asked for a timeline. This is very important project for us because we consider India as most (fastest) developing country in the world.
In future, they would like to have connecting flights between Sochi and New Delhi as well as between St Petersburg and Mumbai. It is a plan they are working on now. Asked if it has any plans of seat-sharing with Indian airlines, she said, they are in the process of that because they consider cooperation is better than competing. They are in process of co-sharing and inter-lining with Indian airlines.
Ural Airlines has 47 aircraft and would add four more by the end of this year, she said, adding that the company is aiming to increase the size of its fleet to 100 by next year- end.